Wilmington Region

THERESA RAYMOND (left) feels that former Will County Deputy Thomas Arambasich (right) and his wife April saved her life 15 years ago, and they’ve stepped in to save her once again.
04/16/2019 - 8:43pm
This Wilmington couple saved her twice — once while in a jail cell then many years later from homelessness and despair — and now she’s returning their kindness and building their faith in her. Theresa Raymond was pregnant with her 12th child in...

Coal City Region

04/19/2019 - 12:49pm
The Coal City Fire Protection District is on the scene of a structure fire at 155 N. Broadway. Fire crews were dispatched at 11:41 a.m. and called in assistance from several departments including Wilmington, Braidwood, Morris, Gardner and Seneca....

Braidwood Region

SEVERAL MEMBERS OF THE community packed into the council chamber at City Hall on Friday afternoon for the Police and Fire Board meeting. The commissioners were there to retroactively issue certificates for 10 BPD officers. While the crowd showed up with questions on why the officers had not received the certificates previously, no one approached the board during public comment.
04/16/2019 - 6:34pm
Ten Braidwood police officers have gained retroactive approval from the city’s Police and Fire Board, during a brief meeting that attracted several residents looking for answers. On April 12, the members of the board – Wayne Saltzman, Roger...

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